Synlab, a European lab services provider, found the test performed well on samples with low bacterial load and non-respiratory samples.
Translational scientist Jacqueline Achkar of Albert Einstein Medical College will lead several collaborations to build a point-of-care diagnostic platform.
In PNAS this week: bottleneck sequencing system, dromedary camel coronaviruses, and more.
The partnership is part of a broader agreement between Genome BC and Genomics England to share data and tools around cancer and rare and infectious diseases.
In PLOS this week: statistical method for prioritizing candidate genes, apple chorotic leaf spot virus sequence, and more.
New research shows early man's use of fire may have triggered mutations that contributed to human evolution.
Longhorn Vaccines and Diagnostics' one-step reagent for sample collection and transport enhanced M. tuberculosis detection on the Xpert MTB/RIF assay.
In PLOS this week: genetic characterization of lager yeast, phylogenetic study of Rickettsia africae, and more.
The deal gives Oxford access to Imugen’s Lyme disease tests as well as PCR and immunoassay tests.
The firm expands its portfolio, providing customers with Dx for multiple applications
There are a few projects aimed at addressing the lack of diversity in genomic research, Technology Review reports.
A national assessment shows that US students lag in the sciences, but suggests that achievement gaps are narrowing.
Harvard's George Church discusses HGP-write with the Journal of the American Medical Association.
In Nature this week: genetic history of HIV in the US, and more.